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New stadium deal looks bleak for silver and black

New stadium deal looks bleak for silver and black

Louis LaVenture,
Sports and Campus Editor

July 16, 2015


Filed under Showcase, Sports

San Diego businessman Floyd W. Kephart submitted a 20-page plan to Oakland and Alameda County officials last week for a development project that would provide a new stadium for the Oakland Raiders by 2019. The $900 million, 55,000-seat stadium also includes development plans for an area adjacent to the n...

NBA championship overshadows relocation to San Francisco

NBA championship overshadows relocation to San Francisco

Louis LaVenture,
Sports and Campus Editor

June 25, 2015


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The Golden State Warriors returned home to Oakland on Friday and celebrated their first NBA championship in 40 years with the city and their fans. City officials said more than one million people descended on Downtown Oakland to participate in the festivities that included a parade and a rally wh...

Warriors in NBA Finals is unfamiliar

Warriors in NBA Finals is unfamiliar

Erik Khan,
Contributor

June 9, 2015


Filed under Opinion

Take a moment and say this aloud: The Golden State Warriors are in the NBA Finals. Has a nice ring to it, right? It seems to just roll off of the tongue. While it sounds pleasant when those words reach your ear, any true Warriors fan can admit that something about this whole situation is just flat-out ki...

Silver and black explore Carson stadium

Silver and black explore Carson stadium

Louis LaVenture,
Sports and Campus Editor

May 27, 2015


Filed under Sports

On May 19 the Oakland Raiders, in partnership with the San Diego Chargers, agreed to purchase nearly 160 acres of land in Carson. The Raiders and the Chargers are trying to acquire new stadiums in their current homes, but they are pursuing the Carson proposal if a deal does not present itself. The a...

Draft day crucial for Raiders

Draft day crucial for Raiders

Erik Khan,
Contributor

April 30, 2015


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

Tonight’s NFL draft won’t be more important for any single team in the league than the Oakland Raiders. After last season’s 3-13 finish, the Raiders go into the draft with the fourth overall selection and there are two key players that should be available that can make an immediate impact: Ala...

Pioneers come back from deep end against UCSD Tritons

Pioneers come back from deep end against UCSD Tritons

Louis LaVenture,
Sports and Campus Editor

April 23, 2015


Filed under Sports

Back-to-back losses on Friday could have ruined senior day on Saturday for the Cal State East Bay softball team. However, the Pioneers bounced back and won both games against the UC San Diego Tritons that made senior day a memorable one. The Pioneers are now 25-22 overall and 13-19 in California Collegi...

Oakland record store expands to SF

Oakland record store expands to SF

Sam Benavidez,
Arts & Life Editor

April 1, 2015


Filed under Arts & Life, Showcase

Prior to 2008, walking down 40th Street between Webster Street and Shafter Avenue in Oakland would have been just another stroll in the Temescal District passing small, unmarked businesses without many retail options. When 1-2-3-4 Go! Records opened, things started to change. Originally a block with not m...

The fall of an empire: San Francisco 49ers

The fall of an empire: San Francisco 49ers

Andrew Rodriguez,
Contributor

April 1, 2015


Filed under Sports

GRAPHIC BY TAM DUONG JR./THE PIONEER Four seasons, three conference championship appearances, one Super Bowl appearance, and one new stadium: times were good for the San Francisco 49ers from 2011 to 2014. The organization was headed in the right direction after the forgettable first decade of the...

Minimum wage to increase in the Bay Area

Minimum wage to increase in the Bay Area

Erika Myers,
Contributor

February 26, 2015


Filed under Metro, Showcase

With minimum wage increase measure Proposition J now in place, the minimum wage in Bay Area cities is on the rise since the beginning of this year. Prop J made the November ballot after the proposal by Mayor Ed Lee. Voters put this proposition into effect and surrounding cities of the Bay Area followed...

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